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May Chen

Do substantial differences exist in determination of equivalent infringement?

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

Generally, technical features disclosed in a patent claim relating to mechanical or electrical engineering are more suitable for breakdown into basic comparison units that realise a certain function or deliver a certain result independently.

Anthony Dempster

Construction of exclusions in insurance policies

Insurance - United Kingdom
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

In a recent case, the Commercial Court found in favour of the defendant insurer in regard to the disputed construction of an insolvency exclusion in a professional indemnity insurance policy.

Mirza Manraj

Launching an ICO in British Virgin Islands

Banking - British Virgin Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels

Interest in the setting up and distribution of initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the British Virgin Islands and other offshore locations has increased rapidly during 2017, and this is expected to continue.

Rachel Cuff

ECJ clarification means endive producers must turn over new leaf

Competition & Antitrust - European Union
Baker McKenzie LLP

Under certain strict conditions, agricultural producers can coordinate their pricing and quantities without falling foul of the EU competition rules.

Christiana Michael

Recent changes to employment law – an overview

Employment & Benefits - Cyprus
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

A number of new employment-related laws have been adopted in 2017, including the long-awaited Protection of Paternity Law and the Protection of Maternity (Amendment) Law, which introduced the concept of surrogacy.

Mirza Manraj

Launching an ICO in British Virgin Islands

Private Client & Offshore Services - British Virgin Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels

Interest in the setting up and distribution of initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the British Virgin Islands and other offshore locations has increased rapidly during 2017, and this is expected to continue.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey